Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2015
70.7% pass rate
from 6,944 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2015 vans)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (98% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (98% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.058% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp (30% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Outline marker lamps (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Outline marker lamp (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on All outline marker lamps (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 9.7% fail on Brakes (64% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance (82% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.029% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.40% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (98% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.058% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (89% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (90% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.072% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Cable
        • 0.029% fail on Pivot
        • 0.014% fail on Rod
        • 0.014% fail on Linkage
        • 0.014% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
      • 0.029% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.058% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.058% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.029% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.014% fail on Leaks
    • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.014% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.82% fail on Condition of glass (85% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Windscreen (87% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on View to rear (49% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Mirrors (49% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.029% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (41% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.48% fail on Springs (47% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (11 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.072% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.014% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.014% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.014% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.014% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.086% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.072% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.058% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.029% fail on Sub-frame (15 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Axles
      • 0.014% fail on Axle
    • 0.014% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension unit
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (78% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.058% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (80% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.043% fail on Particulate filter (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Body (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Other body component (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Panel (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Body condition
      • 0.014% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.10% fail on Doors
      • 0.072% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.086% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.058% fail on Tank
      • 0.029% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.086% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.086% fail on Carrier
    • 0.086% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.058% fail on Flexible couplings (10 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.072% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Loading door
      • 0.014% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.014% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.014% fail on Dropside
        • 0.014% fail on Dropside condition
      • 0.014% fail on Access panel
    • 0.029% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.029% fail on Towbar
      • 0.029% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.029% fail on Seats
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's seat
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (54% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.45% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.20% fail on Steering wheel (22 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering column (18 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.086% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.072% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.072% fail on Power steering
      • 0.043% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
    • 0.029% fail on Steering play
      • 0.029% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.73% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.043% fail on Airbags
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.086% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.072% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Condition
  • 0.029% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.029% fail on Doors
      • 0.029% fail on Emergency exits (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.014% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.014% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.014% fail on Speed limiter plate